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1: The Evolution of David Bowie

David Bowie is famous for his stage personae almost as much as his music. Indeed the way he presented himself was always as much a part of the act as the music itself.His first self-re...

By: Sound Solution

2: A Brief History Of The Piano

The piano, that common instrument of school music programs, appears to be the ultimate expression of the stringed musical instrument, which date back to the lyre and the harp. Pian...

By: Kevin Sinclair

3: Tin Pan Alley - Home to New York's Music Publishers

Tin Pan Alley is a term that is synonymous with the American music publishing industry. But, is there actually a Tin Pan Alley, how did it get its name and why has it become a bywo...

By: Adam Singleton

4: The History Of Music: From Grunts To Guitars

Where did music begin, and where is it going? The answers are surprising. There is a modern movement leading humanity back to the music it first created tens of thousands of years ago. A conflicting m...

By: Alex Combs

5: Crossing Over: The Origin of

Crossing Over: The Origin of Soul and the Term “Rock & Roll” "I rock ‘em, roll ‘em, al...

By: Erik Greene

6: History Of The Spanish and Classical Guitar

The Spanish Guitar Emerges:With the coming of the Renaissance, inspired in part by Moslem learning brought home by returning Crusaders, the lute become the favorite instrument of Wester...

By: Mike Hayes

7: What is a gold record?

What is a gold record? Emblematic of recording success, began as a publicity stunt by a record company to ...

By: Doug Gelbert

8: Italian and English Madrigals of the 16th century

  Learn about the Italian and English madrigals. As poetry set to twel...

By: Elaine Schneider

9: Jazz History 1920's

Whilst the origins of the type of music we know as jazz go back many centuries, their true roots in terms of popular appreciation and international exposure really start at the ...

By: Bobby McHavens

10: Beethoven and Napoleon

Beethoven and Napoleon never met. However they played their individual roles in the new "Romantic Age" apparent in Europe at the beginning of the 19th Century. Beethoven, the independent...

By: Bobby McHavens

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The History of The Electric Guitar: How Music Was Changed Forever

In The Beginning The guitar's soft melodic tone made it difficult for people to hear it when being played alongside other instruments. So during the 1930's an inventive indiv...

By: Bob Martin

How To Make A Great Guitar Solo

How To Make A Great Guitar Solo By Tom Hess It’s not what you play, it’s how you play it. There are lots of ways to make g...

By: Tom Hess

The Ups and Downs of Plectra

No, it's not part of a fish! Sometimes called picks (or plectrum in the singular). They are a often overlooked aspect of playability and tone. ...

By: Alan Ratcliffe

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